50 ohm antenna connector on the SDRplay

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RFRANK56
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50 ohm antenna connector on the SDRplay

Postby RFRANK56 » Fri Nov 06, 2015 9:04 pm

50 ohm antenna connector on the SDRplay

IS THAT CORRECT? I cannot find the specs anywhere
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RFRANK56
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Re: 50 ohm antenna connector on the SDRplay

Postby RFRANK56 » Fri Nov 06, 2015 9:32 pm

I am hoping it is 75, that would work nicely
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Rebel
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Re: 50 ohm antenna connector on the SDRplay

Postby Rebel » Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:09 am

There will be no noticeable difference....
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Re: 50 ohm antenna connector on the SDRplay

Postby g1hbe » Sun Nov 08, 2015 10:18 am

It really doesn't matter either way. I'm not sure what the nominal input impedance of the SDR play is anyway, but it sure won't be constant over the bands. And the effect of the connector's impedance will be so tiny you can ignore it.
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